Grammatical errors and typos part 4

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Message upon entering dwarven bone aggregation chambers: "...This is the preferred way for most common dwarves to be interned..." The word should be "interred".
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In Gilgamen's shop, when you click on a barrel, it says "...filled with scap metal..." - should be "scrap metal"
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Jedi_Learner wrote:Good thing I wasn't a beta tester, right Buckets? :P
I think you would have annoyed the heck out of them if you were, but most of your catches are pretty good. :wink:

Here are a few more:
On level 1 of Hammerlorne Mine: "A illusionary wall!" - should be "An illusionary wall!"

Dialogue with Korren: "...but you can be sure it will a barbaric horde of ruthless..." - missing word "be" after "will".

Leaving the place with Korren (can't remember the name), message says "You see stairs heading up a narrow cooridor..." should be "corridor"
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Re: Grammatical errors and typos part 4

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Well it's good to know that Book II will be the most gammatically correct game in existence. :mrgreen:
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Buckets wrote:In Gilgamen's shop, when you click on a barrel, it says "...filled with scap metal..." - should be "scrap metal"
There seem to be a number of typos in Durnore:
  • Lord Brumbelton: "...in all off Escahlon..." - should be "...in all of Eschalon..."
  • Gilgamen: "I cold forge all the weapons..." - should be "I could forge all the weapons"
Those are the ones I've noticed so far...
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Re: Grammatical errors and typos part 4

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IJBall wrote:[*]Gilgamen: "I cold forge all the weapons..." - should be "I could forge all the weapons"[/list]
The way I read that line, it sounded right that he cold forges the weapons like it's a technique he uses. I wish I had the full context to be sure.
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Jedi_Learner wrote:Version: 1.03

- - - - - - - - - -
  • The book "Crush1 Smash1 Destroy1":
I pointed this out in the beta. It's a font problem... those are actually exclamation points. You can sorta see at the bottom how there's supposed to be a "dot" there, but it just blends into the top.

My title for the book was "The Oldest Known Weapon," but it was either too long or too boring for BW... ^_^
Jedi_Learner wrote: Dialogue option with Gate Sentinel in Port Kuudad:

Guard should begin with a capital for consistency.
Actually they should probably all be lower-case for consistency.
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CrazyBernie wrote:
Jedi_Learner wrote:Version: 1.03

- - - - - - - - - -
  • The book "Crush1 Smash1 Destroy1":
I pointed this out in the beta. It's a font problem... those are actually exclamation points. You can sorta see at the bottom how there's supposed to be a "dot" there, but it just blends into the top.
If that's the case, then I'd vote for replacing all exclamation points with periods (or something...) every time that font is used. 'Cos those sure look more like a "1" than an "!"!! ;)
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IJBall wrote: If that's the case, then I'd vote for replacing all exclamation points with periods (or something...) every time that font is used. 'Cos those sure look more like a "1" than an "!"!! ;)
Acutally, having periods would suit the "author" of that skillbook much better. He's not much of a shouter.
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Madaline's dialogue: "...This island a trading post..." - missing word "is"
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To make up for some missing words, here's an abundance:

'...striking not only the primary target, but also adjacent targets as well.' - that's in the description of 'Cleaving Weapons' at setup (1.03).
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The errors that bother me most are the ones that show up when casting "Bless". I.e., "Combative" does not mean "regarding combat." It means "eager to fight; argumentative." And if someone heightens something, it is then considered to be heightened. Therefore the correct message should be "...you temporarily possess heightened combat skills." This bothered me in the first game as well.

Likewise, "Defensive" also means "argumentative," and should be replaced with defense in most cases.
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KillingMoon wrote:To make up for some missing words, here's an abundance:

'...striking not only the primary target, but also adjacent targets as well.' - that's in the description of 'Cleaving Weapons' at setup (1.03).
I see nothing wrong with this sentence. It is grammatically correct IMHO and describes the feat action quite effectively.
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It's either 'also adjacent targets' or 'adjacent targets as well'.
To have both is like saying 'He's 55 years of age old.'
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Re: Grammatical errors and typos part 4

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Okay, I agree. :oops: You need the "not only..., but also..." but the "as well" is unnecessary. :wink:
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